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CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
shut downs and debt ceilings. vice president sebiden is meeti with the nra and senator feinstein wants to ban handguns the kudlow report begins right now. >> cnbc contributor jared bernstein. i can't think of a single reason why they have to put in such an unstring wi undistinguished person in such an important spot. >> i take issue with that. you have to take into consideration issues, but i will say when it comes to one of the most important jobs of the treasury secretary, which is managing the budget, you can't have a better guy than jack lu. you can talk a lot about it. >> that is where i disagree. this is not, hang on a second. i'm going to give jimmy a whack at this. this is not the director of the office of managing the budget. that is where i used to work. this is about financial matters. this is about guys who know what goes on at the world's financial capitol. this is about guys who used to look after the currency and about guys who are going to have to deal with republicans over the debt ceiling and according to every leader that i have talked to, he is poison to republicans
CNBC
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
. talking to walmart, the nra, and hollywood. and the administration package is starting to take shape and we're going to walk you through it. also in washington, d.c., president obama finally makes it official and nominates jack lew for treasury secretary. but, he received a quote obscene million dollar bonus as his boss obama would put it while working at citibank which got bailed out to the tune of $45 billion. is that part of the jack lew story that's going to make him toxic in his confirmation hearings? >>> and we go out to san diego where the family of the late nfl star junior learned he had a brain disease when he committed suicide. did football kill him? >>> and back to hollywood, my favorite movie of the year "lincoln" gets the lion share of oscar nominations. this is a fabulous film about government dysfunction and how abe lincoln solved it then. can we learn something about it now? the "kudlow report" begins right now. >>> first up this evening, call it the d.c. gun show. all the major gun players meeting with vice president joe biden and attorney general eric holder. cnbc's
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> and laerry, after all of the activity today, representatives of the nra and walmart, which is one of the nation's leading retailers of guns are going to meet with vice president biden and officials over at the white house, as well. the vice president's office just releasing a statement within the past couple of minutes saying he's going to have three separate meetings tomorrow, including one in the evening tomorrow with representatives of the entertainment industry. larry. >> all right, eamon javers, thanks very, very much. and now to talk about this, let's bring in our panel, we have karen finney, and former dnc communications director, we have guy benson, political editor for townhall.com and mark simone wor radio talk show host. good evening, everybody. >> hey, larry. >> guy benson, let me start with you. if you're talking about restricting automatic guns. if you're talking about restricting these 100-bullet magazine cartridges and so forth, you can't do that by executive. >> well, i totally agree with that. and you are sometimes starting to hear automatic weapons con flated wi
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
to change. >>> already the nra is out with a very tough ad criticizing the president as an elitist hypocrite. take a look at an ad. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards at their school? >> now white house press secretary jay carney came out with a response to that saying, to make the safety of the president's children the subject of an attack ad is repungent and cowardly. i it have a feeling this has just begun. >> check out the impact the new proposals might have on gun sales. they are all on the plus side with smith andes withon up 3.5 percent and sturm rugger up. and cabela's, selling a lot of guns in the midwest, up almost 6%. hampton pearson is live with us. hi, hampton. >> hi, sue. we are at one of the oldest gun stores in virginia. business has been booming. people want what they fear they might not be able to have in the future. they are basically sold out of assault style weapons. right now their demand is there, if they could get more supply. and frankl
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
will ya, please? >>> are we close to reinstating the assault weapons ban? well, here's what the nra's president had to say about that today. >> are you willing to go out on a limb and predict that there will -- do you have the support in congress to block any federal ban on assault weapons in the coming year? >> i do not think that there's going to be a ban on so-called assault weapons passed by the congress. >> all right. i'm now joined by pulitzer prize winning journalist and syndicated columnist cynthia mctucker and lenny mccallister of the urban radio network. both of you welcome to the program. cynthia, as a reagan conservative i think i'm on the wrong side of this issue. i want to limit the automatic guns and also want to limit the 100-bullet magazines that they hold. but i think that david keene whom i've known for decades is going to be right. none of this stuff is going to get through the congress. >> well, it may be that the ban on high capacity magazines has a better chance than the ban on actual assault weapons. but why not? why shouldn't we ban assault weapons? they wer
CNBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
, in our workplaces, in our movie theaters. enough is enough. we can win this. >> all right. the nra, however, says not so fast saying in a statement this afternoon quote senator feinstein has been trying to ban guns from law-abiding citizens for decades. they add the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator dianne feinstein's wrong-headed approach. right here we'll debate. let's go to our cnbc contributor and author of "divider in chief" and kay bailey hudson. i was reading former new york police chief bill braddon who thinks the gun ban is crazy. there's 350 million firearms out there, including assault weapons. you think this feinstein approach has a chance? >> well, i think that harry reid gave you the signal that it's going to be very difficult because he said i'm not bringing up anything in the senate that isn't going pass in the house. because he has vulnerable democrats who are up for election in 2014 that are in states that value their guns, and i think that it's going to be very difficult. and i also think republicans are l
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
a complete national tragedy. all right. is it possible, just once that the republicans and the nra and democrats and the president can stop this cheap unseemly squabbling just once? may we have a civilized conversation about what this nation can do to avoid another horrible sandy hook? all i want, all i want is a civil conversation. there's a lot of very complex pieces here and they need the best minds to figure this out. i just want the squabbling to stop. this is worst than the fiscal squabbling and the debt ceiling. you know why? the stakes are higher. we're talking human lives. those little baby angels. let's try in their memory to figure something out if stead of hurling epithat's and talking about impeaching the president and imperial presidency and all this crap. tonight i hope we'll do that. we have the president of the naacp, we have nationally syndicated lars larson and congresswoman nan hayward. i'm not opposed to types this bill. cheap shots squabbling is wrong. this is a national tragedy. we need to do something about it. ben, may i begin with you. >> sure. >> what is
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
s and expired an the president said there are not the votes for the weapons ban. the nra active here against the ideas and the president said he was disappointed and that they were talked past one another. >> we go to the lance armstrong scandal. we are talking tens of millions of dollars and he may face possible jail time too. after the break, this is a scene that breaks conservative's hearts but what do they need to do to turn this trend around. former senator and into hertage foundation chief jim demint here tonight. >> tomorrow earning central looks for first word on how the numbers will impact the trading day. tomorrow on cnbc. ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ >>> after more than a decade of denials. lance armstrong is reportedly coming clean during a taped interview with oprah that is set to air tomorrow. good evening. >> good evening larry, it will be interesting to see how much lance armstrong says in this interview with oprah. his advisers and lawyers all split over this but he apparen
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
of the nra data and is what people blame the gun allowance on, john. it was like viability of guns, it was at the very bottom for the things that -- it just seems like maybe some people were a little disappointed with the results of the poll. i don't know. >> well, it did have some results that were chasening for those who were hoping for a quick reaction from congress. the nra's image was a little bit morrow bust than people thought. its net positive. and only down slightly from two years ago after the gabby giffords shooting. >> and you go to republicans and it was, like, 60% or something or almost 70% approval. but, you know, sometimes the media generally thinks the bubble that they're in, the media just assumed that the entire country hated the nra. >> i don't know if it's the media aren't, but -- >> well, people that report on the new stations like the big three and cable channels. >> well, it is true -- >> new york newspapers 37. >> it is true that you've got a big split in opinion in the country and i think if you go to the coast of the country and the east coast is where la
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm EST
's the emotional backdrop. the nra is going to the white house, as will walmart which is the largest if not the largest gun vendors in the country. walmart, there was some confusion, maria, about whether or not they were going to attend the meeting. they put out this statement today saying knowing our senior leaders could not be in washington this week, we spoke in advance with the vice president's office to share our perspective. we underestimated the expectation to attend the meeting on thursday in person, so we are sending an appropriate representative to participate. maria, it appears that walmart will now be attending this meeting at the white house, but it's against this very tough emotional backdrop that they will have to make whatever arguments they are going to make about gun sales in this country, maria. >> really interesting stuff. thanks, eamon. putting the controversy aside. should you buy walmart stock here? let's start talking money over the fundamentals and technical. j.c. o'hara and zachary carabela. j.c., what does the chart of walmart look like you to? >> i don't
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
. as we saw, this battle is personal. the nra yesterday releasing an ad which says that the president is an elitist hypocrite for allowing his daughters to be protected by armed secret service agents while he opposes armed guards in schools across the country. that drew a very sharp review from white house press secretary jay carney today calling that ad cowardly. clearly this is a personal battle. a deeply political battle. and it's going to be very tough to get all of this passed up on capitol hill. the president saying here we have to do something and we have to do it now, scott. >> eamon, what's most likely? the universal background checks that would have the best chance of getting through congress? >> reporter: yeah. i think if you listen to the comments of joe biden he's saying we shouldn't let the perfect be the enemy of the good here. clearly he's envisioning a system where they could pass some of these things in separate measures. universal background checks definitely has a more likely chance of passing up on capitol hill than, say, the assault weapons ban. of course, some o
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
when they drop their child off for first grade? >> now, the nra itself putting out a statement this afternoon saying attacking firearms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest law-abiding gun owners will be affected, and our children will remain vulnerable to the inevitability of more tragedies. so, maria, we're setting up here for an intense political fight up on capitol hill. republican speaker of the house john boehner reacted tepidly, his spokesman putting out a statement saying they will look at the ideas and if the senate passes a bill they will look at that but no commitment to bring a bill to the house floor. >> the president had children around him during the press conference, right is. >> and many of the children were victims of gun violence themselves or were aware of victims of gun violence and wrote letters to the white house. in fact, some of these children wrote letters that the president read from, remarked upon. it was a very dramatic and emotional setting there because the children sort of making the point and rei
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 9:00am EST
fresh opposition to that ban from the nra and even harry reid has said that he questions whether it could pass congress. given that, how hard will you push for an assault weapons ban, and if one cannot pass congress, what other measures would need to be included in a broad package in order to curb gun violence successfully? >> all right. well as i said, the vice president and a number of members of my cabinet went through a very thorough process over the last month, meeting with a lot of stake holders in this. including the nra. listened to proposals. from all quarters. and they've presented me now with a list of sensible commonsense steps that can be taken to make sure that the kinds of violence we saw in newtown doesn't happen again. i'm going to be meeting with the vice president today. i expect to have a fuller presentation later in the week. to give people some specifics about what i think we need to do. my starting point is not to worry about the politics. my starting point is to focus on what makes sense. what works. what should we be doing to make sure that our children a
CNBC
Jan 10, 2013 9:00am EST
. that will include representatives from the nra. and at 6:00 this evening, the vice president is going to be meeting with representatives from the entertainment industry as well to talk about violence in the culture. we also just recently got a list here of some of the firms that will be in that meeting with walmart. a lot of gun retailers also taking part in that meeting. and let me read you some of the names of those firms that will be participating in that meeting including cabela's, which is a sporting goods store, academy sports, bass pro shops, big five sporting goods, dick's sporting goods, dunn sports, gander mountain, sport man's warehouse and walmart all taking part in that meeting with the attorney general eric holder this afternoon. so a lot going on. a lot of moving parts. not clear what will emerge from this except for the fact that the vice president said yesterday that there could be some executive orders as part of this as well as legislation up on capitol hill. >> and i'm trying to work out what this means for the walmart business. on the one hand i read that over the last two year
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
got very personal with the nra yesterday releasing a television ad that accuses the president of being an elitist hypocrite for having children who are protected by armed secret service when he opposes armed guards in schools across the country. that drew a very tough response from the white house today. >> as you speak, the president is coming to the podium. introduced here by the vice president. >> before i begin today, let me say to the families of the innocents who were murdered 33 days ago, our heart -- our heart goes out to you. and you show incredible courage, incredible courage being here. the president and i are going to do everything in our power to honor the memory of your children and your wives with the work we take up here today. it's been 33 days since the nation's heart was broken by the horrific, senseless violence that took place at sandy hook elementary school. 20, 20 beautiful first graders gunned down in a place that's supposed to be a second sanctuary. six, six members of the staff killed. trying to save those children. it's literally been hard for the nation to c
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
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